Academics

Editor’s Note Episode 6: What’s up with spring?

In this week’s episode of Editor’s Note, Multimedia Editor junior Jaden Satenstein talks to news reporter freshman Clara Richards and Senior News Editor junior Ted Moskal about what we know so far about the spring semester.

| Multimedia Editor

God, Family, Academics, Football: 31 years through the priorities of Larry Kindbom

To be a servant leader is often aspired for but rarely achieved. Kindbom is an exception that proves the rule: A man so perfectly described by the term that it seems like it was invented to embody him.

| Senior Sports Editor

Current players look back on Kindbom and his legacy at WU

As Washington University’s long-time football head coach Larry Kindbom prepares to retire on Saturday after 31 seasons, various current players had the chance to reflect on the coach who, in their words, changed their lives for the better.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

Staff Editorial: Join a club; what do you have to lose?

Joining a club provides you with an instant community of people with common interests, which can be a vital source of support throughout your college career.

On the benefits of academic exploration

Exploring different courses and pushing yourself to understand that which is outside of your current frame of reference can help you ultimately understand people that are different from yourself.

Lauren Alley | Senior Forum Editor

Keep your eyes on the horizon

It goes without saying that a person giving advice to incoming freshmen should probably be at least a sophomore or junior. It doesn’t make much sense for someone who hasn’t even started college yet to give advice about doing so.

Ben Fishman | Freshman Press Writer

Participation grades shouldn’t exist at higher education institutions

This isn’t a hyper-conservative rant about how younger generations are coddled by society and turned into snowflakes after earning too many participation ribbons. I just think participation grades are really stupid.

| Staff Writer

How international faculty are included in diversity data, explained

According to the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis, 225 out of 713 tenured or tenure-track faculty at Washington University were born outside the United States.

| Staff Reporter

Sam Fox establishes secondary majors for non-art school students

Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will now allow non-Sam Fox undergraduate students to obtain secondary majors.

Aiden Blinn | Staff Reporter

WU political science department ranks 7th in nation

Washington University’s political science department and government program was ranked 7th out of 598 programs nationwide by College Factual.

Kathleen White | Staff Reporter

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